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Panelists: Packaging Design Can Be Influenced Through Eco-Modulation

Panelists: Packaging Design Can Be Influenced Through Eco-Modulation

Extender producer responsibility programs can be enhanced by giving companies financial incentives to evolve packaging through eco-design while imposing penalties on packaging that hinders circularity efforts. Those incentives and penalties are the core concepts of eco-modulation.

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Students Capture Awards for 2023

Students Capture Awards for 2023

Annual Contest Recognizes Work at Packaging Programs

The entries for the Flexible Packaging Association’s Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge included short videos, where students explain the prototypes they developed. Several videos stood out because the students created strong marketing campaigns.

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Federal Recycling Strategies Must Be Monitored Closely

We have been given several regulatory opportunities this year to drive home our message on the importance of films and flexibles, including the protection of products and the reduction of carbon, as well as shaping the future of recycling in the United States to include this type of packaging.

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Flexible Packaging Industry Growth Accelerates

Flexible Packaging Industry Growth Accelerates

The annual State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report, recently released by the Flexible Packaging Association, provides industry converters, suppliers, investors, and analysts with insights into the U.S. flexible packaging industry’s performance over the past year.

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ELC Advocacy Committee Restructures and Adds Vice Chair

ELC Advocacy Committee Restructures and Adds Vice Chair

The advocacy committee of the Emerging Leadership Council elected Monica Scott, strategic account manager at H.B. Fuller, as vice chair. With her support, the advocacy team was split into two subgroups, legislatorial advocacy and sustainability advocacy.

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A Closer Look at Kasie Fairbarn

A Closer Look at Kasie Fairbarn

Vice President of Sales, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation

In this issue, we interview Kasie Fairbarn, vice president of sales at Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation. Fairbarn also is co-chair of the Emerging Leadership Council of the Flexible Packaging Association.

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Striving for Safety

Striving for Safety

SPMC® Continues Oversight of Packaging Excellence

Sterile packaging rarely penetrates the public’s consciousness, creating an awareness gap that the Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council has been striving to close since 1994 and continues with ongoing guidance on issues affecting the industry.

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Transitioning to Flexibles

Transitioning to Flexibles

New Guide Outlines Best Practices

Brands, particularly in the realm of consumer products, are eyeing a range of new materials to meet ambitious goals for creating more sustainable packaging.

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